The B.A. Rudolph Foundation supports women as they launch their professional career by providing internship scholarships, mentoring, and networking opportunities.


Shine Together

Artist Pat Benatar donates proceeds of new song to the Foundation


Celebrating Five Years!

2017 marks the foundation's fifth year of scholarships



Learn more about our 2017 scholarship opportunities


Sponsorship & Grants

Meet the women of our 2016 Grants!


Why We Do What We Do

Our white paper examines the research and data behind the Foundation's mission.


Our Mission

Our mission is to provide educational and general support to women for whom a small amount of support could make a significant difference.

The B.A. Rudolph Foundation offers scholarships for women seeking unpaid internships in public service and the sciences, as well as a mentorship program and networking opportunities.

The B.A. Rudolph Foundation is committed to the principle of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we are particularly dedicated to reaching and supporting a broad spectrum of qualified women who have diverse backgrounds, experiences, ability and perspectives.

Latest News

The B.A. Rudolph Foundation Receives Donation from Proceeds of Pat Benatar and Linda Perry’s “Shine”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Maggie Moore Email: Phone: (301) 602-3861   THE B.A. RUDOLPH FOUNDATION RECEIVES DONATION FROM PROCEEDS OF PAT BENATAR AND LINDA PERRY’S “SHINE” (Washington, D.C.) — The B.A. Rudolph Foundation announced on Friday, January 20, 2017 that they will be the beneficiaries of all proceeds from the sale of the song “Shine” by Pat Benatar and…

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Other Ways To Give

While we appreciate your donations, you don’t need to write a check to get involved with the B.A. Rudolph Foundation. We are actively seeking mentors and student ambassadors. You can also help us (and your friends!) by spreading the word about our scholarships on social media to your friends and family who qualify.